Period
to 7 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for MS Access skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MS Access over the 6 months to 7 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Access
UK > England
6 months to
7 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 881 643 831
Rank change year-on-year -238 +188 +33
Permanent jobs citing MS Access 131 68 203
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.43% 0.47% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 98 47 144
10th Percentile £24,080 £26,400 £26,750
25th Percentile £33,431 £31,986 £31,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
75th Percentile £50,000 £59,875 £57,813
90th Percentile £62,325 £75,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -5.88%

MS Access is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 30,467 14,492 33,362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 27.30% 28.32% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 20,435 12,508 28,110
10th Percentile £36,000 £34,000 £32,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

MS Access
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing MS Access as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for MS Access in England

MS Access
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MS Access in England.

Salary trend for MS Access in England

MS Access
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing MS Access in England over the 6 months to 7 December 2021.

Salary histogram for MS Access in England

MS Access
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Access within the England region over the 6 months to 7 December 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -209 40 £50,000 -33.33% 3
South East -130 33 £42,500 +20.57% 13
North of England -102 22 £41,348 +23.43% 6
East of England -95 15 £21,000 -53.33% 6
Midlands -94 14 £33,250 +20.91% 3
West Midlands -82 12 £29,326 +17.30% 3
North West -96 12 £45,000 +33.33% 4
Yorkshire -73 10 £41,000 +22.39% 1
South West -66 8 £49,500 +51.53% 3
East Midlands -64 2 £38,750 +29.17%
MS Access
UK

For the 6 months to 7 December 2021, IT jobs citing MS Access also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for MS Access.

1 84 (64.12%) Microsoft
2 78 (59.54%) SQL
3 71 (54.20%) SQL Server
4 68 (51.91%) Microsoft Excel
5 47 (35.88%) Microsoft Office
6 46 (35.11%) C#
7 40 (30.53%) JavaScript
8 37 (28.24%) VBA
9 35 (26.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 32 (24.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 31 (23.66%) Power BI
11 31 (23.66%) Power Platform
12 30 (22.90%) Analytical Skills
13 29 (22.14%) HTML
14 28 (21.37%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (21.37%) Degree
14 28 (21.37%) Azure
15 27 (20.61%) SharePoint
16 26 (19.85%) Social Skills
17 25 (19.08%) .NET
18 23 (17.56%) Relational Database
19 22 (16.79%) Web Development
20 20 (15.27%) XML
20 20 (15.27%) Problem-Solving
21 19 (14.50%) Data Analysis
22 18 (13.74%) Management Information System
22 18 (13.74%) Finance
22 18 (13.74%) Windows
23 17 (12.98%) Data Warehouse
23 17 (12.98%) SQL Server 2016

MS Access
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (20.61%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.34%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (3.82%) CMS
4 3 (2.29%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.53%) Kentico
6 1 (0.76%) SAS
Applications
1 68 (51.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (35.88%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (5.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (3.05%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.53%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.76%) Alphatax
3 1 (0.76%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.76%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 31 (23.66%) Power Platform
2 28 (21.37%) Azure
3 13 (9.92%) Microsoft 365
4 6 (4.58%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (2.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.29%) Azure Pipelines
5 3 (2.29%) GitHub
5 3 (2.29%) SaaS
6 2 (1.53%) AWS
6 2 (1.53%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.76%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.87%) Intranet
2 4 (3.05%) DNS
3 3 (2.29%) Firewall
3 3 (2.29%) LAN
3 3 (2.29%) Skype
3 3 (2.29%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.29%) VPN
3 3 (2.29%) WebEx
3 3 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (54.20%) SQL Server
2 35 (26.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (24.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (23.66%) Power BI
5 23 (17.56%) Relational Database
6 17 (12.98%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (12.98%) SQL Server 2016
7 13 (9.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (9.16%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (7.63%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (6.11%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (6.11%) Tableau
11 6 (4.58%) MySQL
12 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (1.53%) DB2
15 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 1 (0.76%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 14 (10.69%) Selenium
1 14 (10.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (9.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 12 (9.16%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.58%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 30 (22.90%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (19.85%) Social Skills
3 18 (13.74%) Finance
4 7 (5.34%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.58%) Banking
5 6 (4.58%) Public Sector
6 5 (3.82%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (3.05%) Legal
8 3 (2.29%) Advertising
9 2 (1.53%) Organisational Skills
9 2 (1.53%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 1 (0.76%) Law
10 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (38.17%) Developer
2 20 (15.27%) Analyst
3 13 (9.92%) SQL Developer
3 13 (9.92%) Tester
4 12 (9.16%) Regression Tester
4 12 (9.16%) Selenium Tester
5 9 (6.87%) .NET Developer
5 9 (6.87%) IT Assistant
6 8 (6.11%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (5.34%) Analytics Developer
7 7 (5.34%) Consultant
8 6 (4.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (4.58%) IT Technician
9 5 (3.82%) Access Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Database Programmer
9 5 (3.82%) Programmer
9 5 (3.82%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.82%) Support Analyst
9 5 (3.82%) VBA Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (22.14%) HTML
2 25 (19.08%) .NET
3 20 (15.27%) XML
4 14 (10.69%) CSS
4 14 (10.69%) Web Services
5 11 (8.40%) jQuery
6 10 (7.63%) .NET Framework
6 10 (7.63%) Entity Framework
7 9 (6.87%) ASP.NET
7 9 (6.87%) REST
7 9 (6.87%) SOAP
8 5 (3.82%) WPF
9 3 (2.29%) ADSI
9 3 (2.29%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.29%) Apache Flex
9 3 (2.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (2.29%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (2.29%) Node.js
9 3 (2.29%) Sass
9 3 (2.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.74%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.87%) Driving Licence
3 8 (6.11%) Cloud Native
4 4 (3.05%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.05%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (3.05%) Freedom of Information Act
4 4 (3.05%) NHS
4 4 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.29%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.29%) EPoS
5 3 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.53%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.76%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.76%) FMCG
7 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.74%) Windows
2 12 (9.16%) Windows 10
3 3 (2.29%) Android
3 3 (2.29%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (0.76%) Linux
5 1 (0.76%) Unix
5 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.37%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (16.79%) Web Development
3 20 (15.27%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (14.50%) Data Analysis
5 16 (12.21%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (11.45%) Analytics
6 15 (11.45%) DevOps
7 12 (9.16%) Black-Box Testing
7 12 (9.16%) Regression Testing
7 12 (9.16%) Visualisation
7 12 (9.16%) White-Box Testing
8 10 (7.63%) Computer Science
8 10 (7.63%) MVC
8 10 (7.63%) Service Delivery
9 9 (6.87%) Full Stack Development
9 9 (6.87%) Software Engineering
9 9 (6.87%) Statistics
10 8 (6.11%) ETL
10 8 (6.11%) Project Delivery
10 8 (6.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (59.54%) SQL
2 46 (35.11%) C#
3 40 (30.53%) JavaScript
4 37 (28.24%) VBA
5 13 (9.92%) T-SQL
6 11 (8.40%) VB.NET
7 8 (6.11%) PowerShell
8 7 (5.34%) MATLAB
9 6 (4.58%) PHP
10 5 (3.82%) Python
10 5 (3.82%) VB
11 4 (3.05%) C
12 3 (2.29%) Java
12 3 (2.29%) Ruby
13 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (21.37%) Degree
2 5 (3.82%) DBS Check
3 4 (3.05%) CBAP
4 2 (1.53%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.45%) Data Quality
2 8 (6.11%) GDPR
3 5 (3.82%) Good Clinical Practice
4 4 (3.05%) QA
5 3 (2.29%) Accessibility
6 2 (1.53%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (1.53%) PCI DSS
6 2 (1.53%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.53%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 84 (64.12%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.16%) Oracle
3 11 (8.40%) SAP
4 6 (4.58%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.82%) Capita
6 4 (3.05%) Civica
7 3 (2.29%) Citrix
8 2 (1.53%) Google
8 2 (1.53%) Veeam
9 1 (0.76%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.76%) Anaplan
9 1 (0.76%) Ariba
9 1 (0.76%) Cognos
9 1 (0.76%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.76%) VMware